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The University of Toronto Scarborough Library serves the Scarborough community of the University of Toronto and is one of the three main campuses. The library is home to the Archives & Special Collections, whose mandate is to acquire, preserve, arrange, describe, and provide access to rare and unique materials that support curricula and research at the University of Toronto Scarborough, materials documenting the history of the University of Toronto Scarborough campus, and material documenting th...



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Harley J. Spiller Collection
Harley J. Spiller Collection
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The Harley J. Spiller collection comprises some 10,000 menus, business cards, restaurant matchbooks, and a variety of objects related to Chinese cookery. The majority of the menus document Chinese cuisine found in restaurants located predominantly in New York state. Menus can, however, be found from across the United States, Canada, and other international locations. A portion of the donation also comprises of personal documents and photographs, which have been separated out from the collection...
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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Topics: Sufficient reason, Will
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973; Sisam, Kenneth
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eye 12,636
favorite 19
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Topic: English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500 Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
File contains trifold, four fold and placemat type menus. Menus are predominately from Manhattan area. Menus feature Chinese (Szechuan, Hunan, Shanghai and Cantonese), Japanese, Italian, Thai and Vietnamese cuisine.
Source: folio
Robert Bon Lee Collection
Robert Bon Lee Collection
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Robert Bon Lee was born on 7 April, 1939 in Toronto, Ontario. His father, Poy Gar Lee, was born in Guangdong province of China and his mother, May Hong, was a first-generation Chinese immigrant who grew up in Brockville, Ontario. Lee grew up in the Gerrard and Jarvis area and studied Metallurgy at Ryerson Institute of Technology. In the 1960s and 1970s he worked as a bartender and later restaurant manager at Nanking Restaurant until it closed in 1979. He had close relationships with many other...
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Hunt, Arthur S. (Arthur Surridge), 1871-1934; Page, D. L. (Denys Lionel), Sir; Edgar, Campbell Cowan
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ERIN lacks v. 3. Editors vary; v. 3 translated and edited by D.L. Page. Greek and English. Includes bibliography
Topic: Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri)
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Wheeler, Harold Felix Baker, 1877-
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Topic: Great Britain. Navy
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Morley, John, 1838-1923
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[v.] 1. Milton.- Gibbon.- Shelley. [v.] 2. Southey.- Byron.- Defoe. [v.] 3. Dryden.- Pope.- Sidney. [v.] 4. Bentley.- Cowper.- Landor. [v.] 5. Burke.- Macaulay.- Fielding. [v.] 6. Bunyan.- Johnson.- Bacon. [v.] 7. Scott.- Dickens.- Spenser. [v.] 8. Sterne.- Swift.- Hume. [v.] 9. Chaucer.- Lamb.- De Quincey. [v.] 10. Coleridge.- Wordsworth.- Burns. [v.] 11. Locke.- Goldsmith.- Gray. [v.] 12. Thackeray.- Addison.- Sheridan. [v.] 13. Keats.- Hawthorne.- Carlyle
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Blake, William, 1757-1827
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University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909; Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928; Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937
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Includes bibliographical references and index
University of Toronto - Scarborough
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v. 1. From Chaucer to Gray. v. 2. From Collins to Fitzgerald. v. 3. From Tennyson to Whitman
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Topic: English poetry
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Lucy, Henry William, 1845-1924
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Topics: Great Britain. Parliament, Great Britain -- Politics and government 1837-1901, Great Britain --...
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Zimmern, Helen, 1846-1934; Signet Library (bookplate); Lämmel, M
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Topic: Schopenhauer, Arthur, 1788-1860
University of Toronto - Scarborough
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v. 1. From Chaucer to Gray. v. 2. From Collins to Fitzgerald. v. 3. From Tennyson to Whitman
Topic: English poetry
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Hodgson, John, 1779-1845; Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne
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eye 5,432
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Topic: Northumberland (England) -- History
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930
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Topic: Hundred Years' War, 1339-1453 -- Fiction
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
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Topic: Philosophy
University of Toronto - Scarborough
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v. 1. From Chaucer to Gray. v. 2. From Collins to Fitzgerald. v. 3. From Tennyson to Whitman
Topic: English poetry
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Morley, John, 1838-1923
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[v.] 1. Milton.- Gibbon.- Shelley. [v.] 2. Southey.- Byron.- Defoe. [v.] 3. Dryden.- Pope.- Sidney. [v.] 4. Bentley.- Cowper.- Landor. [v.] 5. Burke.- Macaulay.- Fielding. [v.] 6. Bunyan.- Johnson.- Bacon. [v.] 7. Scott.- Dickens.- Spenser. [v.] 8. Sterne.- Swift.- Hume. [v.] 9. Chaucer.- Lamb.- De Quincey. [v.] 10. Coleridge.- Wordsworth.- Burns. [v.] 11. Locke.- Goldsmith.- Gray. [v.] 12. Thackeray.- Addison.- Sheridan. [v.] 13. Keats.- Hawthorne.- Carlyle
Source: folio
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936
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v. 1. Soldiers three.- In black and white.- The story of the Gadsbys.- The phantom rickshaw and other tales.- Wee Willie Winkie and other child stories. v. 2. The light that failed.- Plain tales from the hills. v. 3. Mine own people.- The courting of Dinah Shadd and other stories.- American notes.- Under the deodars and other tales.- Departmental ditties.- Barrack-room ballads, and other verses
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930
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Harley J. Spiller Collection
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File contains take out menus, single page menus, and trifold menus. Menus are predominantly from the city of Vancouver, but other cities are also respresented including Whistler and Richmond. Restaurants feature vegetarian, Chinese (Szechuan and Cantonese), Malaysian, Mongolian, Singaporean and seafood cuisine. Menus from noodle houses are also featured.
Source: folio
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Gardiner, A. G. (Alfred George), 1865-1946
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Topics: Biography, Great Britain -- Biography, Great Britain -- History Edward VII, 1901-1910 Biography
File contains single sheet, booklet and trifold menus. Menus are predominantly from the Manhattan area. Menus feature Chinese, Vietnamese, Italian and Japanese cuisine. Menus in this file are stained. File contains take out menus.
Source: folio
File contains single sheet and trifold menus. Menus feature Chinese (Cantonese, Hunan and Szechuan), Mexican, Malaysian, Tibetan, Ecuadorian, Thai, Taiwanese, Mexican, Indian cuisine. Menus are from Flushing, Ridgewood, Jackson Heights, Woodside, Sunnyside, Rego Park and Elmhurst. Menus in the file are stained and torn.
Source: folio
File contains single sheet, booklet and trifold menus. Menus are all from Brooklyn, NY. Menus feature Chinese (Guilin), Japanese, Indian, Thai and Mexican.
Source: folio
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Morley, John, 1838-1923
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[v.] 1. Milton.- Gibbon.- Shelley. [v.] 2. Southey.- Byron.- Defoe. [v.] 3. Dryden.- Pope.- Sidney. [v.] 4. Bentley.- Cowper.- Landor. [v.] 5. Burke.- Macaulay.- Fielding. [v.] 6. Bunyan.- Johnson.- Bacon. [v.] 7. Scott.- Dickens.- Spenser. [v.] 8. Sterne.- Swift.- Hume. [v.] 9. Chaucer.- Lamb.- De Quincey. [v.] 10. Coleridge.- Wordsworth.- Burns. [v.] 11. Locke.- Goldsmith.- Gray. [v.] 12. Thackeray.- Addison.- Sheridan. [v.] 13. Keats.- Hawthorne.- Carlyle
File contains a single sheet style menu featuring Chinese (Szechuan, Hunan and Cantonese) cuisine.
Source: folio
File contains single sheet, booklet and trifold menus. Menus are predominantly from the Manhattan area. Menus feature Chinese (Szechuan, Hunan), Mexican, Thai, Japanese, Moroccan, Lebanese, Italian, Afghan and Indian cuisine.
Source: folio
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Morley, John, 1838-1923
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[v.] 1. Milton.- Gibbon.- Shelley. [v.] 2. Southey.- Byron.- Defoe. [v.] 3. Dryden.- Pope.- Sidney. [v.] 4. Bentley.- Cowper.- Landor. [v.] 5. Burke.- Macaulay.- Fielding. [v.] 6. Bunyan.- Johnson.- Bacon. [v.] 7. Scott.- Dickens.- Spenser. [v.] 8. Sterne.- Swift.- Hume. [v.] 9. Chaucer.- Lamb.- De Quincey. [v.] 10. Coleridge.- Wordsworth.- Burns. [v.] 11. Locke.- Goldsmith.- Gray. [v.] 12. Thackeray.- Addison.- Sheridan. [v.] 13. Keats.- Hawthorne.- Carlyle
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Morley, John, 1838-1923
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[v.] 1. Milton.- Gibbon.- Shelley. [v.] 2. Southey.- Byron.- Defoe. [v.] 3. Dryden.- Pope.- Sidney. [v.] 4. Bentley.- Cowper.- Landor. [v.] 5. Burke.- Macaulay.- Fielding. [v.] 6. Bunyan.- Johnson.- Bacon. [v.] 7. Scott.- Dickens.- Spenser. [v.] 8. Sterne.- Swift.- Hume. [v.] 9. Chaucer.- Lamb.- De Quincey. [v.] 10. Coleridge.- Wordsworth.- Burns. [v.] 11. Locke.- Goldsmith.- Gray. [v.] 12. Thackeray.- Addison.- Sheridan. [v.] 13. Keats.- Hawthorne.- Carlyle
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Topics: Tilley, Samuel Leonard, Sir, 1818-1896, New Brunswick -- Politics and government
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Gibson, Edgar C. S. (Edgar Charles Sumner), 1848-1924
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Topic: Howard, John, 1726-1790
File contains trifold, four fold and placemat type menus. Menus are from Brooklyn, NY. Menus feature Chinese (Szechuan, Cantonese and Hunan), Vietnamese, Spanish, American, Turkish, Mediterranean, Japanese, Mexican and seafood cuisine.
Source: folio
File contains trifold, four fold and placemat type menus. Menus are predominantly from the Manhattan area. Menus feature Chinese (Szechuan, Hunan and Cantonese), Thai, Japanese, American, Mediterranean, Malaysian, French, Italian and seafood cuisine.
Source: folio
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File contains one trifold menu from Blue Sky, Montana, featuring Mandarin and Szechuan cuisine.
Source: folio
File contains single sheet, booklet and trifold menus. Menus are predominantly from the Manhattan area. Menus feature Chinese (Szechuan and Mandarin), Italian, Mexican, Japanese and Thai cuisine. Menus in this file are stained. File contains take out menus.
Source: folio
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Morley, John, 1838-1923
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[v.] 1. Milton.- Gibbon.- Shelley. [v.] 2. Southey.- Byron.- Defoe. [v.] 3. Dryden.- Pope.- Sidney. [v.] 4. Bentley.- Cowper.- Landor. [v.] 5. Burke.- Macaulay.- Fielding. [v.] 6. Bunyan.- Johnson.- Bacon. [v.] 7. Scott.- Dickens.- Spenser. [v.] 8. Sterne.- Swift.- Hume. [v.] 9. Chaucer.- Lamb.- De Quincey. [v.] 10. Coleridge.- Wordsworth.- Burns. [v.] 11. Locke.- Goldsmith.- Gray. [v.] 12. Thackeray.- Addison.- Sheridan. [v.] 13. Keats.- Hawthorne.- Carlyle
University of Toronto - Scarborough
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Topic: Thompson, John S. D. (John Sparrow David), Sir, 1844-1894
File contains trifold, four fold and placemat type menus. Menus are predominately from Manhattan area. Menus feature Chinese (Cantonese, Szechuan and Hunan), Thai, Taiwanese, Cuban, Malaysian, Vietnamese, Japanese, Italian and vegetarian cuisine.
Source: folio
File contains trifold, four fold and placemat type menus. Menus are predominantly from the Manhattan area. Menus feature Chinese (Szechuan, Hunan and Cantonese), Thai, Japanese, American, Mediterranean, Malaysian, French, Italian and seafood cuisine.
Source: folio
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Butler, William Francis, Sir, 1838-1910
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Topic: Napier, Charles James, Sir, 1782-1853
File contains single sheet, booklet and trifold menus. Menus are predominantly from the Manhattan area. Menus feature Chinese (Szechuan and Hunan), Japanese, Mexican, seafood, American and Italian cuisine. Menus in this file are stained. File contains take out menus.
Source: folio
Harley J. Spiller Collection
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File contains menus from across Spain. Menus are from Navarra, Los Cristianos, Tenerife, Valle Gran Rey, Puerto, Mallorca, Menorca, Barcelona and Madrid. Menus feature Chinese and Japanese cuisine. File also contains hotel menus from the Meridien in Barcelona.
Source: folio
Robert Bon Lee Collection
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(24 x 30.5 cm (closed) 48 x 30.5 (open))
Source: folio
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Morley, John, 1838-1923
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[v.] 1. Milton.- Gibbon.- Shelley. [v.] 2. Southey.- Byron.- Defoe. [v.] 3. Dryden.- Pope.- Sidney. [v.] 4. Bentley.- Cowper.- Landor. [v.] 5. Burke.- Macaulay.- Fielding. [v.] 6. Bunyan.- Johnson.- Bacon. [v.] 7. Scott.- Dickens.- Spenser. [v.] 8. Sterne.- Swift.- Hume. [v.] 9. Chaucer.- Lamb.- De Quincey. [v.] 10. Coleridge.- Wordsworth.- Burns. [v.] 11. Locke.- Goldsmith.- Gray. [v.] 12. Thackeray.- Addison.- Sheridan. [v.] 13. Keats.- Hawthorne.- Carlyle
Harley J. Spiller Collection
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File contains menus from San Jose. Menu formats are predominantly single sheet style. Vegetarian meals are featured.
Source: folio
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Buchan, John, 1875-1940
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File contains single sheet, booklet and trifold menus. Menus are predominantly from the Manhattan area. Menus feature Chinese (Szechuan, Cantonese and Hunan), Japanese, Italian, Mexican, seafood and Spanish cuisine. File contains take out menus.
Source: folio
Source: folio
File contains single sheet and trifold menus. Menus feature Chinese (Cantonese, Hunan, Mandarin, and Szechuan), Thai, Peruvian, Malaysian, Mexican, Vietnamese, Italian, Korean, Indian, Ecuadorian, vegetarian, American and seafood cuisine. Menus are from Flushing, Forest Hill, Elmhurst, Astoria, Maspeth, Rego Park, Jamaica and Bayside.
Source: folio
Robert Bon Lee Collection
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Menu is white and says "famous Chinese food" at the top. (22.5 x 30.5 cm (closed) 45 x 30.5 cm (open))
Source: folio
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Morley, John, 1838-1923
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[v.] 1. Milton.- Gibbon.- Shelley. [v.] 2. Southey.- Byron.- Defoe. [v.] 3. Dryden.- Pope.- Sidney. [v.] 4. Bentley.- Cowper.- Landor. [v.] 5. Burke.- Macaulay.- Fielding. [v.] 6. Bunyan.- Johnson.- Bacon. [v.] 7. Scott.- Dickens.- Spenser. [v.] 8. Sterne.- Swift.- Hume. [v.] 9. Chaucer.- Lamb.- De Quincey. [v.] 10. Coleridge.- Wordsworth.- Burns. [v.] 11. Locke.- Goldsmith.- Gray. [v.] 12. Thackeray.- Addison.- Sheridan. [v.] 13. Keats.- Hawthorne.- Carlyle
Harley J. Spiller Collection
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File contains menus from Toronto, North York, Scarborough, Oakville, Newmarket, Downsview, Ottawa, Richmond Hill, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Falls, Kingsville, Brockville, Windsor, Oshawa, Pickering, Ajax, and Thornhill. Various cuisines are featured in the menus including Chinese (Szechuan, Cantonese and Peking), seafood, Malaysian, Japanese, Cambodian, Tibetan and Thai. The majority of the menus are in trifold form.
Source: folio
Robert Bon Lee Collection
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Date is written in pen and pencil on front of menu, menu prices corrected in blue pen on back of menu. (22.5 x 29.5 cm (closed) 42.5 x 29.5 (open))
Source: folio
Robert Bon Lee Collection
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Menu contains 7 pages. Inserts were enclosed in plastic red folder with Nanking sign image on the front cover but have been removed for preservation. (27.5 x 36 cm)
Source: folio
Harley J. Spiller Collection
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File contains placemat type menus featuring American, Chinese, bakery and deli cuisines.
Source: folio
File contains single sheet, booklet and trifold menus. Menus are predominantly from the Manhattan area. Menus feature Chinese (Szechuan, Cantonese and Hunan), Thai, Jamaican, Malaysian, Vietnamese, Italian and Hong Kong style cuisine. Menus in this file are stained. File contains take out menus.
Source: folio
File contains single sheet, booklet and trifold menus. Menus are predominantly from the Manhattan area. Menus feature Chinese (Szechuan and Hunan), vegetarian, Korean, Japanese, Italian and Vietnamese cuisine. Menus in this file are stained. File contains take out menus.
Source: folio
Harley J. Spiller Collection
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File contains menus from Toronto, North York, Scarborough, Downsview, Richmond Hill, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Kingsville, Windsor, Oshawa, Pickering, Ajax and Thornhill. Various cuisines are featured in the menus including Chinese (Szechuan and Cantonese), seafood, Malaysian and Thai. The majority of the menus are in trifold form.
Source: folio
Topic: Orthodox Eastern Church
University of Toronto - Scarborough
by Flewelling, Ralph Tyler, 1871-1960
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Topics: Bergson, Henri, 1859-1941, Realism, Personalism
Robert Bon Lee Collection
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Menu contains 10 pages. Sheets were housed in a clear menu folder with red edges but pages have been removed for preservation. (24.5 x 31.5 cm)
Source: folio
File contains single sheet, booklet and trifold menus. Menus are predominantly from the Manhattan area. Menus feature Chinese (Szechuan and Cantonese), Italian, Japanese, Israeli, Latin and vegetarian cuisine. File contains take out menus.
Source: folio
Harley J. Spiller Collection
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File contains two booklet style menus for the restaurant Lhasa Snowland Restaurant. File also includes a menu for the Himalaya Hotel.
Source: folio
Harley J. Spiller Collection
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File contains trifold and booklet style menus featuring Chinese cuisine. File also includes menus from the Hilton Hotel in Shanghai.
Source: folio
File contains single sheet, booklet and trifold menus. Menus are predominantly from the Manhattan area. Menus feature Chinese, Indian, Scandinavian, Italian and seafood cuisine. Menus in this file are stained. File contains take out menus.
Source: folio
Source: folio
File contains trifold, four fold and placemat type menus. Menus are from Brooklyn, NY. Menus feature Chinese (Szechuan, Cantonese and Hunan), Italian, Japanese, American, Mexican and seafood cuisine. Menus in this file are stained.
Source: folio
Harley J. Spiller Collection
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File contains three menus from Reykjavik, Iceland. Restaurants feature Chinese and Mongolian cooking.
Source: folio
Harley J. Spiller Collection
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File contains menus from Denmark. Menus feature Chinese and Italian cuisine. Menus are from Copenhagen. The file also contains 4 photographs from 1998 of Chinese restaurants and facades.
Source: folio
Source: folio